Interested in working at Parkdale CHC?

We are now recruiting for the following positions:

PCHC is committed to reflecting the diversity of the communities it serves. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified candidates. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Join us for Bollywood Nights!

Parkdale CHC invites you to join us for Bollywood Nights, an eight week film series showcasing classic and current Tamil and Hindi films. Join us on Monday nights at 6PM in February and March 2012 in the Large Group Room on the first floor. Dinner will be provided.

For more information, please contact Jacub at 416.537.2455, ext. 235 or download the event poster for Bollywood Nights here.

Senior's Programming will return in February 2012

Happy New Year!

Our senior's programming will be on hold until February. The English Conversation classes will resume on Monday February 6th and the Senior's Drop-In will resume on Tuesday February 28th.

Stay warm!

Looking for info on food banks and free meals in Parkdale?

Look no further! Click here to download a Food Resource Guide, created in house at Parkdale CHC. This reference guide contains an overview of community agencies and food banks that serve breakfast, lunch and dinner for each day of the week. Agencies addresses, telephone numbers and a map are also provided.

Gentle Exercise Class Cancellations

Due to the holiday season, the Gentle Exercise class will be cancelled on Friday December 9th, 23rd, and 30th and Friday January 6th. Classes will resume on Friday January 13th, 2012.

For more information about the Gentle Exercise Class, please click here.

Gentle Exercise Class Poster

You are invited to Parkdale CHC's Winter Celebration!

Join us for our annual Winter Celebration on Thursday December 15th from 12:00PM to 3:00PM at Masaryk Cowan Community Centre.

Lunch, music and entertainment will be provided. We look forward to seeing you there!

Do You Want to Quit Smoking?

You may be eligible to participate in a treatment study using nicotine replacement therapy (nicotine patch only) to help you quit smoking.

A treatment study session will be held on Thursday December 8th, 2011, at 1:00PM.

To learn more, see if you qualify, and to register, please contact:

Shirley Hepditch
Parkdale Community Health Centre, 1229 Queen St. W
Telephone: 416.537.2455,  ext 302.


Confidentiality assured.  Medication will be provided free of charge.

For more detailed information on the study please call the STOP Study at 416.535.8501 ext 4455 or email

CAMH provides other treatment options for mental illness or addiction. For more information, visit or call CAMH at 416-535-8501. CAMH is a Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization Collaborating Centre Affiliated with the University of Toronto. All queries are strictly confidential.

Quit Smoking Poster

Celebrate World Diabetes Day with Parkdale CHC

Join Parkdale CHC as we celebrate World Diabetes Day on Friday November 11th:

  • Share your stories about diabetes
  • Have your blood pressure and blood sugar tested
  • Participate in a gentle exercises and stretching class, led by our physiotherapist
  • Participate in a cooking demo
  • Enter to win a gift basket

This all day event will run from 10:30AM until 4:00PM. We hope to see you there!

World Diabetes Day Poster

Flu season is here! Get your flu shot at Parkdale CHC.

During flu season, PCHC is pleased to offer free flu shots to registered clients and members of the general public six months of age or older. A health card is not required.

If you are a registered client:

You can get your flu shot at Parkdale Community Health Centre by:

  • Booking an appointment with your health care provider. Please call 416.537.2455 or visit our second floor reception.
  • Asking your provider for a flu shot during a regular appointment visit.
  • Asking for a flu shot when you come to the drop-in.

If you are not a registered client:

You can get your flu shot at Parkdale Community Health Centre by coming to one of our flu shot clinics:

Weekly Flu Shot Clinic for the General Public:

  • Thursday mornings from 9:30AM - 11:30AM

Saturday Flu Shot Clinics for the General Public:

  • Saturday November 19th, 10:00AM - 1:00PM and
  • Saturday December 10th, 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Flu shots are administered on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.